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Thangka

Native NameThangka
Object Number:51-4-131
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 18th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:Asian
Iconography:Green Tara
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number:L-32 - Other Number

Description

Green Tara, with innumerable lesser copies of her, done mostly in gold on red. From same original set as 51-4-130. (The third painting in the original set of three would have had another goddess, probably Ushnishavijaya). There is crude Chinese appliqueing on the mounting. The back has a hand print with an inscription.

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